“WILL I SINK LIKE A STONE?” (Jn 5:1-16): 04 March 2008 (Tuesday)
The band Grace has a poetic and provocative music video for their song “Sink Like A Stone.” It shows a man lying on a raft floating in the middle of nowhere. We’re not sure, but he looks like he has just survived a shipwreck.
A number of things happen to him while at sea: He accidentally drops his ring into the ocean. He examines his locket. He sets a toy boat on fire and sends it sailing away (to call for help?). All the while he is singing a sad, haunting mantra: “Oh no, oh no, I’m not alone (even if) I may sink like a stone. Sink like a stone…”